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Microsoft Announces xCloud Service to Stream Xbox Games on PC, Consoles and Mobile

Microsoft (MSFT) officially unveiled Project xCloud on Monday, which stands as the company's first game streaming service. The client is designed to n...

Why Discord Might Be a Prime Acquisition Target for Microsoft

Discord, the popular software service utilized mainly by video game communities, has quietly positioned itself to become a major player in the gaming ...

Xbox Co-Creator Joins Animoca Brands to Focus on Mobile Blockchain Gaming

Animoca Brands (AB1), a Hong Kong-based mobile game developer, has announced the advisory appointment of Ed Fries, the creator of Microsoft Studios an...

Microsoft to Offer Free Hardware With Two-Year ‘Xbox All Access’ Contract

Microsoft (MSFT) is planning to debut a subscription service to distributed free hardware to users if they sign up for a two-year contract. According ...

Crypto Week in Review 8/04/2018: Bitcoin Hits $7,000 as Bakkt Fails to Inspire the Market

The first week of August has been a rough one for the cryptocurrency market, despite positive industry developments. Arguably the biggest news is that...

Starbucks Partners With Microsoft and ICE to Enable In-Store Bitcoin Payments

Starbucks (SBUX) is reportedly partnering with Microsoft (MSFT) and Intercontinental Exchange, the parent of the NYSE, to launch a new cryptocurrency ...

Microsoft Chief Economist and Nobel Laureate Join Blockchain Startup Advisory Board

Prysm Group has added former Microsoft chief economist Preston McAfee and Economic Science Nobel laureate Oliver Hart to their senior advisory board. ...

Sony Considers Cross-Play Functionality for ‘Fortnite’ Amid Player Backlash

Sony has responded to the company's controversial decision to block cross-play on Fortnite during an interview with Eurogamer. The initial decision...

Microsoft and Razer Are Bringing Chroma RGB to the Xbox One

Microsoft has confirmed a partnership with Razer to enable the popular Chroma RGB lighting for keyboard and mouse setups on Xbox One consoles. Afte...

Microsoft and EY Launch Blockchain Platform for Video Game Rights Management

Microsoft (MSFT) announced last Wednesday that it has launched a new blockchain solution with Ernst & Young designed to solve issues related to th...